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Woman charged with domestic battery towards foster child

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RUPERT (WVVA) - A teacher's aide in Greenbrier County has been accused of striking one of her foster children in the face.

Carmela Johnson, 52, was arrested Friday morning on a charge of one count of domestic battery.

The criminal complaint against her says that she hit an eleven year old child in the face, causing a nose bleed. The incident occurred in April 2014.

Johnson's bond was posted at $3,500. According to Sgt. Baker at the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department, additional charges are pending, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Carmela’s husband, Roger Johnson, was arrested on May 16 and charged with felonious sexual abuse by a parent or guardian.

Roger Johnson has been accused of sexually assaulting four girls between the ages of 12 and 17.

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